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# Accused

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# Court
Man on trial accused of sexually assaulting his wife over period of nine years
The judge said it was a difficult and sensitive case, where the woman in question was unconscious when allegedly assaulted.
# Accused
George Foreman sued for alleged sexual assault
The incident took place when the two women were teenagers in the 1970s, according to lawsuits filed in Los Angeles.
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# Dublin
Two men to appear in court charged in connection with Cabra death in 2019
A 55-year-old man was found dead in Cabra in November last year.
# Courts
Lisa Smith faces additional charge of terrorist financing
Smith has already been charged with membership of an unlawful organisation under 2005 terror legislation.
# Accused
Organisers of this year's Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil appear in court
A vigil was held on 4 June after police ruled it could not take place due to coronavirus restrictions.
# Rape Trial
Rape accused denies he and co-accused 'swapped over' sexual activity with woman
The woman has told the trial that she was too drunk to consent to sex.
# Courts
Man on trial for alleged sexual assault on sleeping woman
The man is also accused of head-butting a man who claims he witnessed the assault.
# Accused
Trump tweets support for Kavanaugh after fiery hearing: 'He showed America exactly why I nominated him'
Trump pushed for the Senate to go ahead with a vote on his nomination.
# asia argento
Leading #MeToo actress paid off man who claimed she sexually assaulted him
Actress Asia Argento was accused of sexual assault by fellow actor Jimmy Bennett in 2013.
# Courts
Man cleared of murdering trespasser in home with garden shears
This is the first murder case defended under the Defence and Dwelling Act.
# Murder Trial
'What have you done?' Mother said to father accused of murdering their six-month-old child
Joshua Tighe died on 1 June 2013.
# Accused
38 women accuse Hollywood writer and director James Toback of sexual harassment
Toback has denied all the allegations.
# Virginia
Woman accused of dressing as clown and killing wife of man she later married faces death penalty
Witnesses told investigators in 1990 that they were having an affair, though both denied it.
# Courts
Prisoner allegedly stabbed over argument about switching TV channels
Brian Veale has pleaded not guilty to murdering Graham Johnson at Cork Prison.
# Dunnes Stores
Man falsely accused of stealing mop loses €75k defamation claim
He had been upset and concerned that other customers were looking at him.
# Court
Garda harassed female sergeant by sending her card, emails and Facebook request
He had been given numerous warnings from his superiors not to contact her.
# Juvenile Court
Trial of Jobstown protest teenager delayed because of Leaving Cert
The teenager is accused of falsely imprisoning former Tánaiste Joan Burton
# Courts
Man acquitted of raping woman in the back office of Limerick pub
The jury returned the verdict following 36 minutes of deliberation on day-five of the trial.
# kidnap court case
'We ran everywhere in the hospital. The baby was nowhere to be found'
The mother of a baby who went missing, but was found as an adult, has been giving evidence in court.
# Aisling Brady McCarthy
Irish nanny who was charged with killing a baby plans legal action against her accusers
All charges against Aisling Brady McCarthy were dropped in Boston in September 2015.
# colorado shooting
Man accused of killing 3 in Planned Parenthood shooting says he's a 'warrior for the babies'
Robert Louis Dear is accused of killing three people and wounding nine others.
# you see me strolling
Woman loses case after suing Lidl for €75k over groceries placed in a baby buggy
The woman sued Lidl for defamation after staff asked her if she paid for some motor oil in the buggy.
# la asunta
This town has banned alcohol after a string of sexual assaults
It has also put a curfew in place.
# Clonakilty
British fugitive accused of rape arrested in Cork
The man had been living in Clonakilty for a number of years and working in retail.
# Historical
Australia asks child abuse victims of celebrity entertainers to come forward
The action follows Operation Yewtree in the United Kingdom.
# the cosby show
New Cosby allegations: 'After he won my trust and adoration he drugged me and raped me'
One of the women was an actress on The Cosby Show.
# Accused
Prince Andrew speaks out publicly about sex abuse allegations in Davos
The prince reiterated denials that have been made on his behalf by Buckingham Palace, telling business leaders his focus is on his work.
# Rurik Jutting
British banker accused of two gruesome murders appears in Hong Kong court
The bodies of two women were found in the man’s apartment.
# abuse claims
Mairía Cahill blog allegations 'shameful and cruel'
Cahill called on Sinn Féin to condemn the post.
# Trial
Man accused of killing Wexford man in Australia 'can't remember what happened'
Kenny Meyler was stabbed in Perth in February 2013.
# Perth
Australian trial to begin for Irishman charged with murder of Wexford man
The incident occurred in Perth in February 2013.
# Accused
Seven men arrested in Egypt over 'gay marriage' video
The video went viral last month and appears to show a group of men celebrating a same-sex marriage.
# Uttar Pradesh
India: Woman alleges she is gang-raped by men who lured her into house
This is not the first time that such an incident has occurred in the Uttar Pradesh state.
# megan huntsman
US woman accused of killing six of her own newborn babies appears in court
Police say their investigation revealed Megan Huntsman gave birth to the infants over a ten year period.
# Court
Skerries accused appears in court
The man appeared before a special sitting of the Criminal Courts of Justice today.
# irish nanny
Post-mortem takes place on child Irish nanny is accused of assaulting
The nanny, Aisling McCarthy Brady, appeared in court yesterday and denies the charge against her.
# India
Indian panel recommends tougher sex crime sentences
India’s sex crime laws were being reviewed following the fatal gang-rape of a student in New Delhi.
# India
Father urges hangings as India gang-rape trial begins
The father of the student who died after being gang-raped in New Delhi has called for “swift justice” in the case.
# Jill Meagher
Jill Meagher murder accused appears before court
Adrian Ernest Bayley will appear for a two-day committal hearing in an Australian court in March.